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NGO Job Opportunity for Field Operations and Logistics Assistant


A Development Organization is seeking applications from qualified Nigerian nationals for the following positions:

Job Title: Field Operations and Logistics Assistant

Location of Position: Northeast – Gombe (1), Yola (1) & Damaturu (1)

Position Start Date:


Position Summary:

The Field Operations & Logistics Assistant is responsible for supporting program activities in the project’s state offices.  The Field Operations & Logistics Assistant will provide support to a range of administrative and human resources functions and perform a broad range of clerical duties.  The Field Operations & Logistics Assistant will be responsible for administrative functions such as collection of monthly timesheets for grant-funded labor, collection, filing and transmission to head office of administrative documentation such as handover receipts, collection of signatures from grantees, ensuring coordination of quantities and timing of shipments and assisting in the compilation of administrative paperwork at the state level. This position will be based at each of the state offices, with program activities expected to be carried out throughout the state. Some travel is expected.

Reporting & Supervision:

The Field Operations & Logistics Assistant will report to the Community Development Facilitator (CDF).

Primary Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Assist with ordering supplies and inventory management, as needed.
Provide assistance with trip expense reports, photocopying, ordering reading and learning materials, as needed.
Assist staff with mailing projects.
Provide clerical and administrative support to a portfolio of field-based activities.
Collect monthly timesheets for grant-funded labor at the state level
Collect, copy and transmit to the Abuja office administrative documentation such as handover receipts and other grants documentation
Collect required signatures for handover documents from grantees and project participants
Coordinate supply and delivery of field based shipments, ensuring that a proper supply exists at the grant site for activities to continue and coordinate with Abuja offices ahead of supply exhaustion so items can be replenished.
Perform other duties, as assigned

Job Qualifications:

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Secondary school certificate is desired.
Minimum of 6 months’ work experience in an office environment is required.
Ability to multi-task is required.
Good communication and interpersonal skills are required.
Problem solving, stress management and time management Skills are required.
Proficient at using Microsoft office software: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
Excellent record keeping and documentation skills are required.
Flexibility and ability to work in busy environment.
Experience of working in a conflict environment is a plus.
Written and spoken fluency in English
Must be an indigene and reside in the work location
Fluency in one or more of the local state languages in the North Eastern part of Nigeria is required

How to Apply

Interested applicants for this positions MUST submit the following documents by 6th November, 2015:

A current resume or curriculum vitae (CV) listing all job responsibilities AND
A cover letter.
Please reference the job title and location on the cover letter and resume/CV.

Alternatively, Please Submit Applications to:

PO Box # 20350
ATTN: Human Resources Office
Abuja FCT, Nigeria.

Or to the following e-mail address: nigeria_recruitment@neri-nigeria.com

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


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